BIS Chennai branch organises Jeweller Awareness Programme on Hallmarking in Kallakurichi

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Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Chennai Branch Office conducted a Jeweller awareness programme on Hallmarking on 14.06.24, at Hotel Sri Radhai Residency at Kallakurichi.

Around 60 Jewellers / Jewellers Association Presidents from in and around Kallakurichi District attended the awareness programme.

Shri D Jeevanandam, Scientist-D (BIS - Chennai Branch Office) welcomed the Jewellers and explained the programme objectives. He explained the importance of Hallmarking Scheme and how Hallmarking Scheme started and how it has evolved over the years. This was followed by a technical presentation wherein he explained BIS Hallmarking Scheme & Procedures, Hallmarking Rules & Regulation, Responsibilities of Jewelers, Elements of Indian Standard (IS 1417 & IS 2112) & Amendments, HUID in Brief, Online Registration, BIS Care App, Introduction demo in manak online portal etc.,

Participants appreciated the BIS initiative on Jewellers Awareness meet. The Programme ended with vote of thanks.

Bureau of Indian Standards is a statutory body functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India. It operates various schemes like Product Certification (ISI mark), Management Systems Certification, Hall Marking of Gold and Silver Jewellery/Artefacts and Laboratory Services for the benefit of the industry and in turn aiming at consumer protection.


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